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  1. baxtersmom

    My Scooter

    I lost the last of my 3 cats last night. Scooter was the funniest kitty. He came to me as a tiny kitten who had been tossed away in the woods near my sister's house. By the time I got him he was nearly dead. He had the worst upper respiratory infection and could barely breathe. I got him to the...
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    Hyperthyroid Cat - Is This A Side Affect Of The Medicine?

    My 14 (almost 15) year old cat was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism a couple weeks ago. He was put on Methimazole twice a day. He seems to be eating less now and his breathing and heart rate is a bit slower. However, he now seems to be heavily congested. It seems like he has a stuffed nose. He was...
  3. baxtersmom

    Question About Making Homemade Catfood For My Hyperthyroid Cat

    I'm just starting to make my 15-year-old cat's food at home. I've found several recipes and a lot of good information through this forum and some other sites. I do have a question though. My cat has hyperthyroidism. He's on Methimazole (5mg every 12 hours) and I also give him Thyroid support...
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    Goodbye My Sweet Peanut

    In May I noticed that my sweet 16 1/2 year old cat, Peanut, had a swollen spot under her left eye. I was told it was an abscessed tooth and she was put on antibiotics for two weeks. Unfortunately the antibiotics didn't work and it was soon discovered that she had mouth cancer. As it progressed...
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    Cat With Mouth Cancer

    I've been lurking around the forum for awhile now but have never posted before. I have a 16 year old cat, Peanut, with mouth cancer. I know that she's dying and there's nothing I can do about it. I've been showering her with love and trying to make her as comfortable as possible and making sure...